The Latest News in the September 2007 Issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter In the September issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, stories include: Hull Pottery, 20th-Century Dolls, Griswold Cookware, Arts & Crafts Furniture, Wallace Nutting's Personal Desk, Tea Boxes
News-Antique.com - Aug 17,2007 - Cleveland, Ohio – August 17, 2007 – The summer is starting to wind down and the cooler fall months are approaching fast. This is the perfect time of year for visiting antique shows. Don't venture out without being armed with the knowledge you can only get from the September edition of the Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter. Nothing else brings the collector up to date on the latest prices, trends and news. The 12-page, color-illustrated newsletter is available to subscribers in print and online from the Kovels’ website at http://www.kovels.com . This month's issue features stories on:
A determined collector carried home an 11¾-inch Hull Bow Knot basket from an Ohio auction of thousands of pieces of Hull pottery. The price was $1,045—a basket full of bucks. For more info on this Hull auction, be sure to get the September newsletter.
Affordable 20th_century dolls are gaining in popularity. Ginny dolls are not getting much older, but they do cost more. A Ginny doll recently sold at an Ohio auction for $413. She was one of hundreds of mid-1900's dolls for sale. To see more of these dolls, see the September newsletter.
Griswold cookware fires up collectors. Don't take Griswold cookware for granted. It may not be pretty, but a 1920's skillet recently sold for the sizzling price of $275 at a Missouri auction. The Kovels serve up more information on practical and pricey Griswold cookware in the September issue.
Arts & Crafts furniture comes in all sizes and prices. If you are looking for craftsmanship and class, it does not necessarily need to be from Stickley. Recently an Arts & Crafts oak settle from the early 1900s sold for a very reasonable $705. If you're on a mission to compare prices for early Arts & Crafts furniture, you’ll want to get a copy of the September issue.
Skinner recently sold a desk used by Wallace Nutting. Find out where the desk came from and what it sold for in this month's issue.
Tantalizing tea boxes are what you used when tea sold for about $90 a pound in the early 17th century. Since tea was so valuable, it was kept in beautifully adorned boxes, most of which had locks. Prices vary from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars for these little boxes. To see examples and read more about locked tea caddies, be sure to get a copy of the September newsletter.
Noel Barret Auctions recently sold over 250 architectural toys at a recent event. Two of the more interesting sets include a Russian Monastery boxed set and a Palestine set that includes biblical cities and buildings and was made in Germany. Be sure to get the September issue so you can see photos and check out prices for these fascinating toy sets.
The September issue of the Kovels’ newsletter also includes their regular monthly features, such as the Buyer’s Price Guide, Collector’s Gallery, and News Flash. Subscriptions for the print edition and the online edition can